Jacqueline Johnson writes picture books in between seeing appointments as a small animal veterinarian. 

Before having children, she was an avid reader of all things young adult, science fiction and fantasy. Now with two children 4 and under, plus 5 pets, finding time for 1000+ pg epic fantasy series has become difficult - so she discovered a new love for picture books, a genre where she can read multiple books every day!

Her kids love hearing stories about her job, so her husband said one day "You should write a book." Challenge accepted - two weeks later the first draft for The Doggy Doctor and The Upset Tummy was born. 

Creativity and passion ignited, she has continued writing stories, both rhyme and prose, ranging from humorous to touching. She has fallen headfirst into the #kidlit community and is a member of SCBWI and Inked Voices.

When not writing, she is living her dream job as a small animal veterinarian. She lives in San Diego, CA with her wonderful husband, two small girls, two dogs and three cats. 

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